Shawn Decker

Patient Leader


Charlottesville, VA


Hilarious Patient Leader

22 years ago Shawn started writing about HIV. Well before the the term blog was around he was, well, blogging. Coining the word “positoid”, Shawn presented himself- and his “pet virus” as he dubbed HIV- with humor and warmth. By getting others to laugh at his jokes, Shawn educates by writing, speaking and just being.  — Gwenn

Shawn Decker

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